“マイケルは—「だった」と言うのはおかしいです—見事に才能のある俳優であり、私たちをあまりにも早く去ってしまった寛大な人間でした,” she said Sunday while presenting the nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. “マイケル, I know you’re here because you wouldn’t miss this. Your excellence, your artistry will endure.”
ザ・ “Scandal” ミョウバン, 44, had previously spoken out immediately after the news of Williams’ death broke, ツイート, “So heartbroken. @BKBMG thank you for the beauty and joy you brought to the world. Sending love and prayers to your friends, family and everyone who adored you me included. We adore you Sir.”
His nephew Dominic Dupont was set to accept the award on his late uncle’s behalf had he won. The honor, しかしながら, went to Tobias Menzies for “The Crown.”
Other nominees in the category were actors John Lithgow (“Perry Mason”); Max Minghella, Bradley Whitford and O-T Fagbenle (all of “ハンドメイドの物語”); Giancarlo Esposito (“マンダロリアン”) and Chris Sullivan (“これが私たちです”).
Although Williams did not win, インクルード “Wire” actor was no stranger to being nominated at the Emmy Awards throughout his life.
He had been nominated four times before. One of the nods was for producing the Vice documentary “Raised in the System,” which centered on Dupont, 43, who served more than two decades in jail for murder before then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo commuted his sentence in 2017.
Dupont spoke to The Post shortly after Williams’ untimely death, 彼を “amazing uncle” who supported him during his prison stint.
“Michael was instrumental in helping me get through the process of the prison experience,” Dupont said.
The public speaker continued, “He would work really hard to be a mentor to me and encourage me to stay focused on the important things.”